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Topic # 7353 8-Apr-2006 11:20
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Hi All,

    I've got a doubt.WOuld it be possible to connect to another computer on the TCL Cable network by just knowing its IP Address,at least between the same OS's.I remember reading somewhere that it requires NetBIOS for this and mostly all cable providers disable this due to security issues.Can anyone shed some light on this..

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  Reply # 32561 8-Apr-2006 12:35
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standard networking shouldnt work, but DCC and P2P stuff should (as per normal).







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  Reply # 32566 8-Apr-2006 13:09
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I would suggest you using something like Hamachi (www.hamachi.cc) if you're just wanting to access the files on the remote PC.




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  Reply # 32635 9-Apr-2006 17:23
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Hmm,

    But in that case wouldnt the usage incurred be deducted from your limit...



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  Reply # 32636 9-Apr-2006 17:33
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the traffic will get deducted anyway. beside all IP has its own gateway, and may not be routed from one gateway to another gateway directly. it could possibly be routed to a proxy/pool then out to internet. as for transferring between one TCL cable user to another, it may work that way, so TCL can monitor your data usage.




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  Reply # 32639 9-Apr-2006 17:50
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You pay for all traffic on a cable plan, even if it's to another TCL modem.

This did not used to be the case in the old days where internal traffic was free.




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  Reply # 32640 9-Apr-2006 18:24
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Hmm,

Thats what i was afraid off,otherwise I was thinking of using the network for Gaming..

Thanks for the replies everyone..

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